28 January 2010 - Aker Solutions is the lowest bidder for a four-year frame agreement to supply 61 subsea trees to Brazilian national oil company Petrobras. This has been announced at a public bid opening in Brazil.
Standard procedure is that the company with the lowest bid enters technical clarifications and commercial negotiations with Petrobras. It is expected that this process will take a couple of months, and that a contract could be signed during Q2 2010.
Aker Solutions' bid stands at 195 million Euros.
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Media: Jannik Lindbæk, SVP Corporate Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 36, Mob: +47 977 55 622
Investor relations: Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 911 37 194
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Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Aker Solutions'), is a leading global provider of engineering and construction services, technology products and integrated solutions. Aker Solutions' business serves several industries, including oil & gas, refining & chemicals, mining & metals and power generation. The Aker Solutions group is organised in a number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand/trademark for most of these entities.
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